Thursday, 27 February 2020

Australia News

  • Chickungunya can soon be prevented with a vaccine

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2014

    Singapore: Australian biotech firm, Themis Bioscience GmbH declared the successful interim results of their prophylactic vaccine candidate against Chikungunya fever on June 12, 2014. The ex...Read more

  • Universal gets $250k tech implementation vouchers

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Universal Biosensors, developer of cardiac marker biosensor, is one-of-the-seven firms to receive Technology Implementation Vouchers totalling $250,000. Mr Gordon Rich-Phillips,...Read more

  • Who will wear the CSL mantle?

    Australia |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: Current president of CSL Behring, Mr Paul Perreault, will be the new CEO of the firm after Dr Brian McNamee steps down in July 2013. Dr Brian McNamee will leave CSL in July 2013 ...Read more

  • Cell pics by GE contest winners to light up Times Square

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: GE Healthcare Life Sciences has chosen Ms Jane Stout (from the US), Ms Anushree Balachandran (from Australia) and Mr Markus Posch (from the UK) as winners of the GE Healthcare 20...Read more

  • Viralytics accelerates patient recruitment for Cavatak trial

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Patient recruitment in phase II CALM trial has accelerated significantly in the past three months with 25 patients now enrolled. Viralytics, which is conducting the trial, said ...Read more

  • OECD: Australia has 527 biotech firms, ranks 6th

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) directorate for Science, Technology and Industry statistics (updated until December 2011), Austra...Read more

  • Dr John Ballard: Angel of Australia biotech

    Australia |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 13 Mar, 2012

    Veterans in the life sciences industry in Australia distinguish Dr John Ballard as one of the founding and most significant leaders of the country's biotechnology industry. He is co-founder...Read more

  • AtCor Medical wins $3.2 mn contract

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: AtCor Medical, developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor system which measures central aortic blood pressures and arterial stiffness non-invasively, has signed a contract to suppl...Read more

  • BioSA awards for Aussie innovators

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: BioSA revealed that names of the awardees of the BioSA Bioscience Achievement Awards at its Welcome Reception for the AusBiotech Business Development Forum, held in Glenelg, Adel...Read more

  • iSonea updates its AsthmaSense app

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: Medical technology company iSonea has unveiled an updated version of its AsthmaSense asthma management smartphone app at a US mobile health conference. The updated version is e...Read more

  • Abraxane cancer trial shows positive results in Australia

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 29 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Specialised Therapeutics Australia (STA) is going to publish abstracts related to its phase III metastatic melanoma study with Abraxane (nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel) at...Read more

  • Aus govt gives Mesoblast $4.3 mn for stem cell work

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Jul, 2013

    Singapore: Mesoblast has received approximately $4.3 million under the Australian Government's Innovation Australia Research and Development (R &D) Tax Incentive Program for R&D act...Read more

  • Paul Ramsay leaves $3 bn to Ramsay Healthcare

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 12 May, 2014

    Singapore: The founder of Ramsay Health Care, Mr Paul Ramsay breathed his last and even during his last moments left more than $3 billion to the foundation bearing his name. The 78-year-ol...Read more

  • Australia develops intelligent hi-res retinal camera

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: The Australian Government's Cooperative Research Center (CRC) Program is providing susbtantial amounts of funds to researchers in order to develop the Intelligent Retinal Camera ...Read more

  • IDT appoints Paul MacLeman as CEO

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: IDT Australia appointed Dr Paul MacLeman as CEO, effective April 15, 2013. Dr MacLeman was recently the CEO of Melbourne-based biotechnology company Genetic Technologies, where h...Read more

  • Obese children more prone to Asthma: Study

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers from the UK and Australia proved in a study that excess weight and obesity among children was a major reason contributing to Australia's high rates of asthma. The st...Read more

  • Dr Brian McNamee to step down from CSL

    Australia |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Aug, 2012

    Singapore: After 23 years of being at the helm of CSL, Dr Brian McNamee will leave the firm in July 2013 and will be succeeded by Mr Paul Perreault, who is currently the president of CSL Be...Read more

  • Canada's investment giant enters Aus life science

    Australia |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Nov, 2012

    On October 25, 2012, Canada-based international investment bank, Canaccord Genuity, expanded its Australian operations with the addition of a high profile life sciences team. Canaccord Genu...Read more